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discover the work, interests and outdoor activities you can enjoy when living in the heart of the Marches

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Point2 Guides: Bucknell Circular Walk

Time for a ramble along the borders in nearby Bucknell with Point2 Guide’s Andy Stevenson who shares a 4.8 mile walk with pinewood bedecked hills, wide-open sheep pastures and the little River Redlake.

Dinham Bridge
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Waterbaby

Poet Rachel Spence calls Ludlow her second home. In this piece, which appeared initially in The London Magazine, she writes movingly about finding succour in the river Teme while helping her mother through her illness and final days.

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Saddle up in South Shropshire

Horse riding combines meditation as you roam, strength as you use your core and getting closer to nature from your elevated position. Whatever your preference, the choices of stables to match needs and abilities are plentiful in the Ludlow area.

lady tennis
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Local sports clubs to join before spring

There’s no excuse to stay indoors with our comprehensive list of activities from tennis clubs to golfing for you and some for the kids. In 2022, just do!

kids shelter forest
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The perfect half-term day out in Ludlow

LGL joins the fabulous team at Ludlow Castle to bring you great ideas for half-term from pizza baking and fossil hunting to nature trails and bike riding.

men orchard drinking
Art, Music & Culture

What’s on in Ludlow this November

It’s Christmas fairs, arts, crafts, film, horse racing and crunchy leaves — lots of reasons to get out and about in Ludlow this this November.

outdoor landscape
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Point2 Guides: Catherton Common Circular Walk

This circular walk around the foot slopes of Titterstone Clee is rewarded with spectacular views across the Marches and a stop-off at the ‘excellent’ Crown Inn at Hopton writes Andy Stevenson